نعم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ن ع م (n-ʿ-m)

Verb[edit]

نَعِمَ or نَعَمَ (naʿama or naʿima) I, non-past يَنْعُمُ or يَنْعَمُ‎ (yanʿumu or yanʿamu)

  1. to live in comfort, to be pleased, to enjoy
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَعُمَ (naʿuma) I, non-past يَنْعُمُ‎ (yanʿumu)

  1. to be soft, to be delicate, to be fine
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Verb[edit]

نَعَّمَ (naʿʿama) II, non-past يُنَعِّمُ‎ (yunaʿʿimu)

  1. to pulverize
  2. to favor, to coddle, to pamper
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَعَم (naʿamm (plural أَنْعَام (ʾanʿām))

  1. cattle, livestock
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Adverb[edit]

نَعَمْ (naʿam)

  1. yes

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَعُمُّ (naʿummu) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active indicative of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Verb[edit]

نَعُمَّ (naʿumma) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active subjunctive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)
  2. first-person plural non-past active jussive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Verb[edit]

نَعُمِّ (naʿummi) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Verb[edit]

نُعَمُّ (nuʿammu) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive indicative of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Verb[edit]

نُعَمَّ (nuʿamma) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive subjunctive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)
  2. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Verb[edit]

نُعَمِّ (nuʿammi) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of عَمَّ (ʿamma)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَعْمَ (naʿma) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of عَمِيَ (ʿamiya)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

نُعَمِّ (nuʿammi) (form II)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of عَمَّى (ʿammā)

Verb[edit]

نُعَمَّ (nuʿamma) (form II)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of عَمَّى (ʿammā)